Ivy Xing

iOS Engineer

Loves Boba and Interesting Problems



Always Pursuing New Challenges


  • September 2011 - May 2015: Studied Math and Computer Science at Bowdoin College and graduated with honors

  • June 2014 - January 2015: Attended Make School to learn iOS development

  • June 2015 - June 2017: Worked at Edmodo as an iOS Engineer

  • June 2017 - Nov 2019: Worked at Dote Shopping as the lead iOS Engineer

  • Nov 2019 - Now: Working at Wealthfront as a staff engineer on the investment team


Codely Speaking

Objective-C, Swift



C, C++

JS, Ruby, Go



Knowledge and Tools

Mobile development, artificial intelligence, data mining

Unix, databases, security, open source software development, quality assurance

MySQL, Git, Node.js, MongoDB, Heroku, SpriteBuilder, SoapUI, Mathematica


Side Projects


Collaborative event planning tool


"Mathy" grid puzzle game



Math, Computer Science

Bowdoin College

2011-2015, B.A. in Math, Computer Science

CS Courses: Data Structures, Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Operating Systems, Open Source Software Development, Computer Security, Optimization and Uncertainty, Computational Geometry, Nature-Inspired Computation

Math Courses: Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, Mathematical Proofs, Intermediate Linear Algebra, Combinatorics, Analysis, Optimization, Advanced Topics in Modeling (Dynamical Systems)

Others: Dean's List every semester, President of International Club (2nd largest campus cultural organization) for 3 years, Researcher in Math and CS Departments, Academic mentor

Make School


iOS Development: Advanced Objective-C, Best Practices, Core Data, Multithreading, Design and Animations, CocoaTouch, App Marketing, Game Development

CS Theory: Data structures, bit manipulation, sorting and searching

Tools: Heroku, Node.js, MongoDB, SpriteBuilder


iOS, Backend, Data Mining


Staff iOS Engineer / Palo Alto, CA / November 2019 - Present

Working closely with product and design and leading the team to execute new investment features on frontend, leading iOS on-call rotations to ensure platform health.

Dote Shopping

Lead iOS Engineer / San Francisco, CA / June 2017 - November 2019

Re-architected and rewrote most of the app in Swift using Protocol-Oriented Programming, migrtaed from frame based layout to Auto Layout, shipped new features weekly.


iOS Engineer / San Mateo, CA / June 2015 - June 2017

Started as junior engineer and evolved into senior role. Projects included constant feature development, codebase refatoring, app redesign, API migration, etc. Briefly trained on backend development.


Book Contributor, Business Program Student

Young Leaders 3.0

Wrote a chapter on overcoming family hardships as one of the 23 featured young leaders in this Amazon best seller.


Attended a business camp in communication, business research, financial analysis, valuation, and project management. Won MVP award on the winning team.


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